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The mission of NH Employment Security's Unemployment Compensation Bureau is to pay benefits to eligible claimants temporarily unemployed or underemployed through no fault of their own, and to collect taxes from employers to fund these benefit payments. Each employer must file a Tax and Wage Report for every quarter after being found subject to the law. The report serves two purposes: to provide wage information about individual employees to be used in determining potential entitlement to benefits; and to establish the amount of taxable wages paid each quarter so that taxes due may be calculated and paid timely.
Log onto the NHUIS Benefit Payment System

Log on to the Employer WebTax System


  • Pay Your Unemployment Compensation Tax
  • Tax Rates

    The New Hampshire new employer tax rate for the 2018-3 quarters is 1.7% (UI Rate: 1.5% / AC Rate: 0.2%).
    The new employer tax rate will drop to 1.2% for the 2018-4 quarter (UI Rate: 1.0% / AC Rate: 0.2%).
    The Taxable Wage Base remains at $14,000.

  • Tax Rate Chart
  • View tax rates online

  • Contact Information
    Tax reports/Tax rates/Delinquency notice questions
    (603) 228-4046 or (603) 228-4141

  • Tax Audits
    The state and federal governments want to ensure compliance with Unemployment Insurance Law. The audit validates the correct wages are being reported as these wages are used to determine eligibility for unemployment benefits. Section RSA 282-A:117 of the New Hampshire Unemployment Tax law empowers the Commissioner and the Field Auditor as its authorized representative to examine records of employers.
  • NH Unemployment Insurance System (NHUIS)
    Register as a new employer or login as an existing employer
  • Law and Rule

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New Hampshire Employment Security (NHES)
45 South Fruit Street  |  Concord NH 03301  |  603-224-3311  |  1-800-852-3400
TDD Access: Relay NH 1-800-735-2964
webmaster@nhes.nh.gov for web page related issues only